Senior leaders including the party secretary general have reached the venue
BNP has held its rally in Sylhet, to press home their demand of releasing their Chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail.
The rally began on registry ground in Sylhet city around 2:20pm on Tuesday.
Party Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, senior leaders Moudud Ahmed, Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Mirza Abbas, Gayeshwar Chandra Roy and others joined the rally around 3:35pm.
Local leaders delivered their speech on the stage.
“Sylhet Metropolitan Police Commissioner Golam Kibria conveyed the approval for the rally to BNP vice chairman Dr AZM Zahid Hossain and Chairperson’s Adviser Khandaker Abdul Muktadir in the morning,” BNP Chairperson's Press Wing Officer Shamsuddin Didar said earlier on Tuesday.